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422 NW 8th Ave, Portland, OR 97209 (Pearl)
(503) 223-7275
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Ranked #108 of 3,639 Restaurants in Portland
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $21 - $30
Sun - Sat 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisines: American
Neighborhood: Pearl
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Good for: Romance, Doing business, Local cuisine, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations
Dining style: Casual Dining
Cross street: NW Glisan & Flanders
Transit: Max stop Union Station Yellow and Green Lines. All downtown buses stop in vicinity.
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Portland, Oregon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

We enjoyed our meal and our waiter was very good. However, we were a little under-whelmed after the hype about this restaurant. We feel we have had equal meals at a lower cost in Portland. However, as a wine lover, they do have some lovely non-Champagne bubblies by the glass. Also the wine list had some very interesting wines.

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Isle of Palms, SC
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50 reviews 50 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

My wife had the truly interesting dish of the night: squid stuffed with lamb. She enjoyed it so much, that I didn't even get a taste! Four of us had delicious meals, great service, and even with being seated next to the open kitchen, the noise level was not a problem. Delightful, and we will go back.

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San Francisco, California
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We found this restaurant via the Portland Travel app (a must-download). We were surprised to be able to get a table right away--this place was populated but not super lively. Its low key vibe enabled waiters and seemingly chefs to spend time with us, making some great wine recommendations as well as serving us an amazing small plate tasting menu.... More 

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Portland, Oregon
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed a great evening at Park Kitchen. They do both small and large plates that can be ordered tapas-style, but I recommend going with the tasting menu. It's a way for the chef to send you selections from the kitchen in a way that allows each dish to build upon the last. This also includes dessert.... More 

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Buffalo, New York
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

On our first trip to Portland we were staying close to the Pearl District, and decided to give Park Kitchen a try because the hotel told us it was a good farm-to-table restaurant. We were very apprehensive when reviewing the menu, honestly, based on the descriptions, nothing jumped out at me. There were three of us dining, so we decided... More 

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New York City, New York
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217 reviews 217 reviews
85 restaurant reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

the decor is very nice and friendly like most things in Portland. the restaurant opens up on a city park with leafy view. it is not too far from the Chinese Garden. my husband and i concentrated on the small plate tasting menue (3 + dessert) but since we were two, we had 6 different tastings. it was delicious. i... More 

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Longview, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Ate here before and it was excellent. This time around,not so good. The pork dish was dry, weak on flavor and simply uninspired. Frankly, the only good part of the entire meal was the wine and the corn soup. The waiter was good and wanted to replace the meal but it wasn't that bad. It simply wasn't what you expect... More 

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Top Contributor
77 reviews 77 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

We were a bit put off by our server's attitude but, as diners, we are far more interested in the food. In that regard, we weren't totally satisfied. The green beans and bacon were deep fried, tempura-like and served with a mild tarragon aioli. The bacon was an odd addition, and it was tough. The aioli needed more lemon peel... More 

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Sevres, France
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54 reviews 54 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

A littler bit out of the dowtown rush, we went there after a day shopping and visiting. Good choice of meals, inventive too. We were pleased to discover revisited american classics.

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Tucson, Arizona
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

We had one of our best dinners ever at this small eatery. The narrow place uses a garage door to open the front. Across the way is a sun dabbled city park with tall trees. The service was excellent using a team approach. I suspect it was sometimes the kitchen staff that brought the food or asked how the soup... More 

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Additional Information about Park Kitchen

Address: 422 NW 8th Ave, Portland, OR 97209
Phone Number: (503) 223-7275
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Portland>  > Pearl
Open Hours:
Sunday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 21 - 30
Cuisine: American

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